Case Report

Maternal Klippel – Trenaunay syndrome with complete hydatidiform mole and coexistent fetus: A case managed by surgical evacuation with review of literaturee

Ahmed Samy El-Agwany

Introduction: Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) is a rare triad of congenital vascular malformations involving extensive Port wine stains, soft tissue or bone hypertrophy and underlying venous and/or lymphatic malformation affecting limb, pelvic or abdominal organs. Pregnancies with a hydatidiform mole and a live fetus are extremely rare …

Ultrasound examinations in low risk pregnancies

Pilalis A, Souka A, Kassanos D

The scope of this article was to propose an updated protocol for the routine ultrasound examinations in low risk pregnancy. The protocol presents the requirements for the examiner (training, continuing education, data collection and storage) and analyses the mandated sonographic views. In addition, we review the literature on the sensitivity of ultrasound in the detection of fetal anomalies …

Determining strategy of the non-invasive prenatal screening for chromosomal defects

Xiromeritis PN, Tsapanos VS

The need to reduce the rate of invasive screening (chorionic villous sampling, amniocentesis), and to detect the high risk pregnancies for chromosomal anomalies as early as possible, led to the concept of the sequential non-invasive screening, based on the Bayes theorem. The numerous non-invasive screening tests for chromosomal defects, should provide the calculation …

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